A cruise of about 20 minutes that goes around Dotombori River.
There are 16 bridges that cross the Dōtonbori River, but PIRATES CRUISE chooses 9 to
pass under. All of them have different designs and layouts that you’re sure to enjoy.

Dotonbori River Cruise 【Twenty-minute cruise】


Adults ¥1,000 (Incl.Tax / 12 years and over)
Children ¥800 (Incl.Tax / 4 years and over)
※Until 3 years old free of charge

Cruise Time

Boarding point isNipponbashi pear
Weekdays : 13:00〜21:00(Last)
Saturdays,Sundays,& Holidays : 11:00〜21:00(Last)
●Ticket office・・・Weekdays/12:30   Saturdays,Sundays,& Holidays/10:30 OPEN
Operated in case of light rain.
The service is subjected to change without notice due to river condition, and maintenance of the cruise ship.
※Passage tickets are valid on the day of issue only.

Ticket Office

Dotonbori 1-5-7 B1F Chuo-ku Osaka City


[DOTONBORI PIRATES CRUISE] has a unique ship.Please choose your favorite ship and enjoy the cruise.
(Depending on departure time, the ship changes.Some ships do not operate depending on the day.)

【SAMURAI-PIRATES】58 seater(70 seater)

9 seater
【Vision Boat】
25 seater

When you show the OSAKA AMAZING PASS, facilities available for free

OSAKA AMAZING PASS is a set of one card pass (unlimited times of rides for 1 day or 2 days) with barcode for entering free facilities for about 35 tourist spots input on it, and a guidebook with TOKU×2 Coupons, which allows the holder to enjoy a great deal trip during the day(s)

Click here for the place to sell the OSAKA AMAZING PASS and detailed information → OSAKA AMAZING PASS

  • Unable to go on board when all seats are taken.small boat is as there are limited numbers of seats, please exchange with boarding tickets as soon as possible.
  • The ticket is valid only for the designated the boat stated bellow.If you are late for the departure time, you can not board the ship.
    Also, we will not issue a refund.
  • Even if you lose your ticket, we will not reissue it.
  • Please arrive at the Nihombashi Pier at 5 minutes before departure time.
  • Tickets are invalid if you separate them yourself. Please be sure to give the tickets to the staff as they are.
  • Sorry. Dotonbori cruise can not make reservations by phone or online.